Texas District Judge Marc C. Carter has been named recipient of the 2016 William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence, presented annually by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC). The Rehnquist Award recognizes a state court judge who possesses integrity, fairness, open-mindedness, intellectual courage, and sound judgment. Judge Carter, of the 228th Criminal District Court in Harris County, Texas, created the first veterans’ court in Texas, which serves as a model for veteran treatment courts across the country. He will be presented the award in November at the U.S. Supreme Court during a dinner hosted by Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr.
Court of Criminal Appeals Celebrates 125th Anniversary
May 27, 2016
On September 22, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., the Court of Criminal Appeals will be called to order to celebrate its 125th Anniversary.